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Ichiban Japanese Cuisine

2786 E Fowler Ave Ste A, Tampa, FL 33612-6297
(813) 978-8095
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English first
St. Petersburg, Florida
20 reviews 20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2012 via mobile

We visited Ichiban twice because I wanted to be sure. The first time we ate at the bar. The second time we ate in the back dining room. The food was very good and I love the yellow tail jaw. The portions were good for the value. The reason I wanted to be sure was for the service. The service... More 

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La Plata, Argentina
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34 reviews 34 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2012

My sister is from Tampa and dines out frequently. We choose Ichiban since my family wanted to eat sushi. I ordered the beef teriyaki which was an undercooked strip with sauce splashed on top. I was looking for more of a wok stir fried option. Soup and salad was not good. Smell in back room was moldy and of something... More 

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Tampa, Florida
12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2012

This is a great place for fresh sushi and fast service. I have been going here for 18 years and love it each time. Very casual, not fancy..run by a wonderful family. Lunch specials especially the box lunches are terrific..dinner menu also has a great variety to choose from.

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Tampa, Florida
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52 reviews 52 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2012 via mobile

As a regular customer now reconciled with traditional sushi I must recommend this place. Lunch is definitely a great value with their lunch boxes for about $8 and plenty of fresh food. I've been there on many occasions and I know who prepares my food depending on the taste. The volcano roll which is a California topped with a delicious... More 

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Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2012 via mobile

We went with a small group of friends a few weeks ago. We were greater warmly and seated quickly but the ordering and receiving food was very slow. In fact we sat there almost an hour after ordering our food waiting for everything to come out. The food delivery was sporadic so a few of us sat waiting while others... More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2012

Ichiban has been serving sushi forever. They still get a lot of things right. Atmosphere. - Excellent. It feels like a special place. Several rooms including a traditional private room with low table and cushions instead of Western Table and chairs. This place is tucked into a plaza near USF. There are actually a whole bunch of interesting eateries in... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2010

I've eaten at Ichiban for years. It has always been absolutely delicious. However, I have to remind myself each time that the service is awful. They are infuriatingly slow and not responsive.

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Belfast, Northern Ireland
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39 reviews 39 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2009

This was a very strange experience for myself and girlfriend. We visited this place in June and were initially very very impressed. For starter we had some of the best Sushi i have ever had. Their menu is very comprehensive with everything you could want, the Sushi was so good. But then we ordered mains! Big mistake! I always order... More 

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Southern California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2008

compare the price and portions you get anywhere else and this is the winner for sure. I've been to sushi places all over new york and california and I still haven't found a place that gives such large cuts of fish for their price range. good family business and been around tampa the longest out of all the local sushi... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2008

Just plan to eat early and get the early bird special. You'll love every bite.

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Additional Information about Ichiban Japanese Cuisine

Address: 2786 E Fowler Ave Ste A, Tampa, FL 33612-6297
Phone Number: (813) 978-8095
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Tampa
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 1 - 20
Cuisine: Sushi, Japanese

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